Skip to main content

Just Little Birds

France, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Fiction)

Director: Fred Louf

It's a family day. Alex, 10 years old, is always on his own. So is Julie. They meet for the first time and play dolls together. She's a teaser. He's curious. Screened at Cannes and Oberhausen.

See also...

La Fosse Rouge

Zair has been arrested by the police and has missed his secondary school exams. He doesn't have the courage to tell his mother but he doesn't want to be seen as a failure in her eyes. Screened in ... More »

Ab Irato

A classroom full of attentive children, every teacher's dream. But Madame finds herself in the midst of a nightmare when she tries to out­wit them is a series of Eco-esque verbal puz­zles ... More »

Viejo Pascuero

One small and extremely disillusioned boy from Santiago gives Santa Claus a scathing 'what-for' in this post-christmas 'letter'. A humorous account on the failure of Father Christmas. ... More »

Fanny’s Wedding

Based on the works of Thomas Bernhard, Primo Levi and Marguerite Duras, Fanny's Wedding explores loss, time and the atrocity of war, through the eyes of a woman who lost her husband on her wedding ... More »

The Burden

A black French farce in which naughty children try to conceal a corpse in various cumbersome ways. Inevitably the prospect of discovery leads to more complications until only one alternative presents ... More »

Emilie Muller

An audition for a young actress takes an inter­esting turn as her innermost thoughts and fears are brought to the surface by an inquisitive director. A simple yet stunning film that takes an ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director